Steve Kesler

Steve Kesler has more than 35 years’ experience in the mining sector with both major and junior mining companies. Dr Kesler has experience in all phases of the mining industry from exploration through to managing operations in multiple commodities notably uranium, copper, nickel, zinc, coal/lignite, gold/silver and iron ore. He has lived and worked professionally for mining companies in Namibia, South Africa,Chile, Philippines, UK, USA, Canada and Colombia. Dr Kesler has considerable public company board and company leadership experience including previous roles as CEO and director for TSX and AIM listed Greystar Resources, President of Mining for URS Corporation (NYSE), Executive Director at Billiton plc which was listed on the Main Market and JSE prior to the takeover by BHP, CEO and director at Pacific Nickel Limited (ASX), CEO at Minera Doña Ines de Collahuasi Ltda (Chile), General Manager and director of Rossing Uranium Limited (Namibia) and Vice President of Business Development for Minera Escondida Ltda (Chile). Dr Kesler holds a B.Sc (Mining Engineering) and Ph.D. (Mineral Technology) from Imperial College and the Advanced Management Programme from Templeton College, University of Oxford and is a Chartered Engineer and Fellow of the Institution of Materials, Minerals and Mining.
Bio last updated 11 Oct 2016

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PositionCompanyYearCompany's current rank
Chief ExecutiveEuropean Lithium2016 - 2018128

Total Shareholder Return as at 30/04/18

1 year TSR5 year TSR
32ndEuropean Lithium317%119%
78thAruma Resources134%-12%
525thMarindi Metals-9%-10%
606thCapricorn Metals-25%19%
721 WA (and selected non WA) listed companies ranked by 1 year TSR relative to other companies with similar revenue
Source: Morningstar


128th↑European Lithium$777k
156th↓Aruma Resources$360k
157th↑Marindi Metals$357k
159th↓Capricorn Metals$344k
160th↓Fin Resources$339k
506 listed resources companies ranked by revenue.
Source: Morningstar

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